Praxisklinik für Gastroenterologie und Proktologie in Leipzig
EndosonographieBehandlungsgeräte für GastroenterologenProf. Dr. Thomas Körner, Gastroenterologe in Leipzig

Gastroenterology in Leipzig

Prof. Dr. med. habil. Thomas Körner

Welcome to our private practice for gastroenterology, proctology and internal medicine. Our medical service caters for patients with private insurance and self- paying patients from Germany or abroad. The practice is located in the city center of Leipzig with close access to public transport, the university clinic and hotels from all categories.

Dr. Julia Kretschmar and Prof. Dr. Thomas Koerner are consultants for internal medicine, gastroenterology and proctology with many years of experience in gastroenterologic treatment. This includes diseases of the esophagus, gastrointestinal tract, gall bladder, pancreas and liver.

A particular focus is on disease prevention and individual patient consultation and counseling.
Dr. Julia Kretschmar, Prof. Dr. Koerner and our friendly team look forward to meeting you.

Range of Services

1. Gastroenterological endoscopy

  • Gastroscopy (esophagogastroduodenoscopy)
  • Colonoscopy (ileocolonoscopy), including removal of polyps,
  • Anoscopy (proctoscopy), including treatment of hemorrhoids
  • Endoscopic hemostasis (argon beam, treatment by injection, application of clips, ligation of esophageal varices)
  • ERCP (endoscopic- radiologic imaging of pancreas and bile ducts, including therapeutic measures)
  • Endoscopic ultrasound (endosonography), including fine-needle biopsy
  • Insertion of gastric feeding tubes (PEG)
  • Removal of foreign matter
  • Bougienage of constricted passages (stenoses)
  • Insertion of stents (esophagus, intestines, biliary tracts)
  • Capsule endoscopy of the small intestine
  • Function tests: long time ph metry (Bravo-Capsule), impedance measuring (alkaline reflux disease)

2. Ultrasound (Sonography)

  • Abdominal organs, including fine-needle biopsy for procuring tissue specimens
  • Chest area (thorax), including fine-needle biopsy
  • Imaging of neck, stomach, leg, and arm vessels (venous/arterial, using doppler and duplex methods)

3. Cardio-pulmonary diagnostics

  • Resting ECG
  • Bronchoscopy

4. General check-up

  • Physical examination
  • Laboratory
  • Cardio-pulmonary check-up
  • Ultrasound (sonography)
  • Preventive colonoscopy

5. Dietary counseling

6. Special consultation

  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
    (Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease)
  • Liver diseases
  • Tumors
  • Reflux disease


Private practice for gastroenterology
Prof. Dr. Thomas Körner
Goldschmidtstr. 30
04103 Leipzig
Tel.: +49 341 6790 2210
Fax: +49 341 6790 2551